Paul Haines

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    Breakfast (Steve's Breakfast)Paul Haines
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    C'etait Dans La NuitPaul Haines
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    Threats That MatterPaul Haines
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    This DedicationPaul Haines
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    What This Was Going To Suppose To MeanPaul Haines

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        Canadian-born "jazz poet" Paul Haines is best known to jazz fans for his work as a lyricist with composer Carla Bley, specifically the hugely ambitious concept album Escalator Over the Hill (1971) and its follow-up, Tropic Appetites (1973). Haines' librettos for those works reflected his penchant for surrealism and clever wordplay. Prior to those engagements, Haines had spent some time on the Greenwich Village scene during the '60s, where he made connections on the jazz circuit ... Read more

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